Reprinted from an iamusic.com press release:
To help producers significantly reduce the time spent explaining music licensing issues to their clients, iamusic.com is offering a free collection of Music Licensing FAQs. These FAQs answer the reoccurring questions and dispel the “myths” about music licensing — efficiently — within any web page on the producer’s web site.
Issues addressed include: Can I use a retail CD I bought as my soundtrack? Can I use music broadcast over radio and TV? How do I get permission to use “popular” music? What do I need to know about copyrights? What about “Fair Use” of copyrighted works? What are performance rights organizations? What is a “Direct” or “Source” License? What is a “Cue Sheet” and do I need one? What are performance rights? What are synchronization rights? What are mechanical rights? What are master use rights?The Music Licensing FAQ is free, and can be added to any web page using the supplied HTML code at: http://www.iamusic.com/MLFAQ/